Apps every high schooler needs

Picture of the six apps mentioned.

Ava Thornely, Staff writter

April 30, 2019

Listen up high schoolers! You are always on your phones, so why not make life easier by downloading some apps that will help you with school? With these apps, you will find yourself more organized and ready for school, and the best part is that they're all free.   Quizlet- Have a big test coming up but still don't...

Mother’s Day: a day for the most important role models

Mother of two, Kristin Yeary, dancing in a full fairy costume just to please her daughters.

Hannah Yeary, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching, and that means it’s time to take a step back from all the chaos to appreciate all the things our mothers do for us. In the mayhem of everyday life, it is often easy to take our mothers for granted and not truly acknowledge all the sacrifices they make. Lu...

Compliments? Did you compli(mean)t it?

Compliments? Did you compli(mean)t it?

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

A great advantage of being in a relationship is the validation you receive from the compliments you get from your friends, family, and your partner, but not all compliments are considered equal. The way compliments are given or received affects your relationships. There are several types of compliment...

The IKON Pass positives

A common sight on the Aspen Snowmass Mountains: an anti-IKON sticker.

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

We’ve all heard it at one point this season; “The IKON Pass has ruined skiing.” This phrase has been mumbled under people’s breath while waiting in ski lines, said to other locals as we pass each other in the street, or full out screamed in frustration in the privacy of a gondola. But could the IKO...

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Gluten Free

The snack display that let's students see the food for sale.

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Gluten and free: two words that, when strung together, strike fear in the hearts of every wait staff, hostess, and most importantly, the entire Aspen High School snack bar staff. As someone who didn’t even know what gluten was, or that it was a manifestation of the devil, my gluten intolerance dia...

The SAT/ACT Controversy

An SAT prep book that let's kids in on the 'secrets' to test.

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

April 24, 2019

The SAT and ACT standardized tests are used by colleges to measure student aptitude as well as how successful they will be in university. Both tests are a major point of stress for some students. Juniors, as well as Seniors, spend hundreds of dollars on tutoring as well as paying to take the test. The...

Fit in as a Aspen local during the summer

Zip lining in Snowmass.

Ava Thornely, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Aspen is known as a small resort ski town but little do people know, Aspen has so much to offer during the summer. Here are six places to visit in Aspen this summer to fit in as a local.   Local Coffee House- Located in the center of Aspen find many locals sipping unique lattes, and reading th...

Nestle: the world’s most corrupt corporation

Cover from the booklet

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

With unethical business practices such as taking clean drinking water in areas that sorely need it, participating in human trafficking and child labor, and exploiting uneducated mothers in third world countries, Nestle is quite possibly one of the world's most corrupt corporations. Nestle is the world's...

How fashion shapes our identity

Jaden Smith in women's clothing for a Vogue Korea photoshoot.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Fashion shapes identity in a multitude of different ways; from the colors we pick, to the stores we frequent, who we are is ingrained in our style. Anything we wear, from hair dye to tattoos, is apart of our style. Our individual personalities influence whether we want to dye our hair or get a new pi...

I dered go to Germany, and I’ll be bach!

The group of AHS exchange students at the Zugspitze ski resort.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Over spring break, a group of AHS students, including myself, traveled overseas to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany. We traveled to Germany through Sister Cities, a program that allows students to exchange with a student of similar interest from one of Aspen’s sister cities. Southern Germany, includ...

Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave Exhibit at the AAM

Cactus, dice, bone, leaf, and Coke bottle sculptures featured at the Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

The Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave art exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum (AAM) conveys the themes of confusion and disarray though intriguing sculptures and a unique layout. Rico uses mediums such as ceramics and taxidermy to set his work apart and create an exhibit unlike any other. Ric...

Here you go, President Trump…

Maeve McGuire, News Editor

February 12, 2019

As I listen to an official meeting between A.G. Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times, and President Trump, recorded in the Oval Office on January 31, I hear a cry for recognition from President Trump as he pleads for one good article written about him in the Times. Though I don’t want to draw...